Commodity Credit Corporation Information Collection; Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, 25832-25833 [2010-10914]

Download as PDF 25832 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 89 / Monday, May 10, 2010 / Notices RECORDKEEPING BURDEN Number of records Affected public Requirement State Agencies ............ State Agencies ............ State Agencies ............ Sampling Plan ........................ Arbitration Process ................. Good Cause Process ............. Number of records/state Dated: April 29, 2010. Julia Paradis, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2010–10928 Filed 5–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Commodity Credit Corporation Information Collection; Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program AGENCY: Farm Service Agency and Commodity Credit Corporation and, USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comment. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency and the Commodity Credit Corporation are seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of a currently approved information collection in support of the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). The information collected is needed for producers to determine eligibility to obtain NAP assistance. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by July 9, 2010. ADDRESSES: We invite to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Mail: Candance Thompson, Acting Division Director, Production, Emergencies, and Compliance Division, Farm Service Agency, USDA, Mail Stop, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0522. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:33 May 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 1 2.6 N/A Total annual recordkeeping burden (hrs) • E–Mail: Candy.Thompson@wdc.usda.gov. • Fax: 202–690–2130. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC, 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terry Hill, Section Head, Crop Disaster Section, Disaster Assistance Branch, (202) 720–3087. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Information Collection Title: Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program. OMB Number: 0560–0175. Expiration Date: November 30, 2010. Type of Request: Extension with no revision. Abstract: The NAP is authorized under 7 U.S.C. Section 7333 and implemented under regulations issued at 7 CFR Part 1437. The NAP is administered under the general supervision of the Executive VicePresident of CCC (who also serves as Administrator, FSA), and is carried out by FSA State and County committees. The information collected allows CCC to provide assistance under NAP for losses of commercial crops or other agricultural commodities (except livestock) for which catastrophic risk protection under 7 U.S.C Section 1508 is not available, and that are produced for food or fiber. Additionally, NAP provides assistance for losses of floriculture, ornamental nursery, Christmas tree crops, turfgrass sod, seed crops, aquaculture (including ornamental fish), sea oats and sea grass, and industrial crops. The information collected is necessary to determine whether a producer and crop or commodity meet applicable conditions for assistance and to determine compliance with existing rules. Producers must annually: (1) Request NAP coverage by completing an application for coverage and paying a service fee by the CCC-established application closing date; (2) file a current crop-year report of acreage for PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 0.0236 0.0236 0.0236 Total annual reporting & recordkeeping burden (hrs) 1.25 0.92 0.0236 266.25 936.92 160.02 2.1936 The Combined Quality Control System’s Estimated Burden (includes the burdens associated with the Sampling Plan, Arbitration and Good Cause): (Reporting 1,361 + Recordkeeping 2 burden hours) = 1,363 hours. 53 15 1 Time per record (hrs) 1,363.19 the covered crop or commodity; and (3) certify production of each covered crop or commodity. When damage to a covered crop or commodity occurs, producers must file a notice of loss with the local FSA administrative county office within 15 calendar days of occurrence or 15 calendar days of the date damage to the crop or commodity becomes apparent. Producers must also file an application for payment and certification of income with the local FSA County office. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this information collection is estimated to average 0.6 hours per response. Type of Respondents: Producers of commercial crops or other agricultural commodities (except livestock). Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 291,500. Estimated Annual Number of Forms Filed per Respondent: 3. Estimated Total Number of Responses: 2,167,302. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,143,562. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection and to help us to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 89 / Monday, May 10, 2010 / Notices Type of Request: Extension with revision of a currently approved Signed at Washington, DC, on May 3, 2010. information collection. Abstract: This information collection Jonathan W. Coppess, is needed to effectively administer the Administrator, Farm Service Agency, and FSA guaranteed farm loan programs. Executive Vice-President, Commodity Credit The information is collected by the FSA Corporation. loan official in consultation with [FR Doc. 2010–10914 Filed 5–7–10; 8:45 am] participating commercial lenders. The BILLING CODE 3410–05–P objective of the guaranteed loan program is to provide credit to applicants who are unable to obtain DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE credit from lending institutions without a guarantee. The reporting requirements Farm Service Agency imposed on the public by the Information Collection; Guaranteed regulations at 7 CFR part 762 are Loan Making and Servicing necessary to administer the guaranteed loan program in accordance with AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA. statutory requirements of the ACTION: Notice; request for comments. Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act and are consistent SUMMARY: In accordance with the with commonly performed lending Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the practices. Collection of information after Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking loans are made is necessary to protect comments from all interested the Government’s financial interest. individuals and organizations on the Type of Respondents: Individuals or revision and extension of a currently households, business or other for-profit approved information collection used to and farms. administer the Guaranteed Farm Loan Estimated Average Time to Respond: Program. .733 hours. DATES: We will consider comments that Estimated Number of Respondents: we receive by July 9, 2010. 16,985. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit Estimated Number of Reports Filed comments on this notice. In your per Respondent: 13.5. comments, include date, volume, and Estimated Total Annual Number of page number, the OMB control number, Responses: 229,443. and the title of the information Estimated Total Annual Burden on collection of this issue of the Federal Respondents: 168,387 hours. Register. You may submit comments by We are requesting comments on all any of the following methods: aspects of this information collection • Mail: Director, Loan Making and to help us to: Division, Farm Service Agency, U.S. (1) Evaluate whether the collection of Department of Agriculture, 1400 information is necessary for the proper Independence Avenue, SW., Stop 0522, performance of the functions of the Washington, DC 20250–0522. agency, including whether the • E-mail: Trent.Rogers@wdc.usda.gov. information will have practical utility; • Fax: (202) 720–1657. (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the You may also send comments to the agency’s estimate of burden including Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of the validity of the methodology and Information and Regulatory Affairs, assumptions used; Office of Management and Budget, (3) Enhance the quality, utility and Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the clarity of the information to be information collection may be requested collected; by contacting Trent Rogers at the above (4) Minimize the burden of the address. collection of information on those who FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: are to respond, including through the Trent Rogers, Senior Loan Officer, Loan use of appropriate automated, Making Division, Farm Service Agency, electronic, mechanical, or other (202) 720–3889. technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All comments received in response to Description of Information Collection this notice, including names and Title: (7 CFR part 762) Guaranteed addresses when provided, will be a Farm Loan Program. matter of public record. Comments will OMB Number: 0560–0155. be summarized and included in the submission for Office of Management Expiration Date of Approval: and Budget approval. 10/31/2010. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES submission for Office of Management and Budget approval. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 May 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25833 Signed at Washington, DC, on May 3, 2010. Jonathan W. Coppess, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2010–10919 Filed 5–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Funding Availability of Applications (NOFA) for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces the timeframe to submit pre-applications for section 514 Farm Labor Housing (FLH) loans and section 516 FLH grants for the construction of new off-farm FLH units and related facilities for domestic farm laborers. The intended purpose of these loans and grants is to increase the number of available housing units for domestic farm laborers. This notice describes the method used to distribute funds, the application process, and submission requirements. DATES: The deadline for receipt of all applications in response to this is 5 p.m., local time to the appropriate Rural Development State Office on July 9, 2010. The application closing deadline is firm as to date and hour. Rural Development will not consider any application that is received after the closing deadline unless date and time is extended by another Notice published in the Federal Register. Applicants intending to mail applications must provide sufficient time to permit delivery on or before the closing deadline. Acceptance by a post office or private mailer does not constitute delivery. Facsimile (FAX), and postage due applications will not be accepted. Applicants wishing to apply for assistance must contact the Rural Development State Office serving the State of the proposed off-farm labor housing project in order to receive further information and copies of the application package. Rural Development will date and time stamp incoming applications to evidence timely receipt and, upon request, will provide the applicant with a written acknowledgment of receipt. A listing of Rural Development State Offices, their addresses, telephone numbers, and person to contact is under section VII of this Notice. E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 89 (Monday, May 10, 2010)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-10914]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Commodity Credit Corporation Information Collection; Noninsured 
Crop Disaster Assistance Program

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency and Commodity Credit Corporation and, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Farm Service Agency and the Commodity Credit Corporation are seeking 
comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the 
extension of a currently approved information collection in support of 
the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). The information 
collected is needed for producers to determine eligibility to obtain 
NAP assistance.

DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by July 9, 2010.

ADDRESSES: We invite to submit comments on this notice. In your 
comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the 
Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following 
methods:
     Mail: Candance Thompson, Acting Division Director, 
Production, Emergencies, and Compliance Division, Farm Service Agency, 
USDA, Mail Stop, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-
0522.
     E-Mail: Candy.Thompson@wdc.usda.gov.
     Fax: 202-690-2130.
    You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC, 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terry Hill, Section Head, Crop 
Disaster Section, Disaster Assistance Branch, (202) 720-3087.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Description of Information Collection

    Title: Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program.
    OMB Number: 0560-0175.
    Expiration Date: November 30, 2010.
    Type of Request: Extension with no revision.
    Abstract: The NAP is authorized under 7 U.S.C. Section 7333 and 
implemented under regulations issued at 7 CFR Part 1437. The NAP is 
administered under the general supervision of the Executive Vice-
President of CCC (who also serves as Administrator, FSA), and is 
carried out by FSA State and County committees. The information 
collected allows CCC to provide assistance under NAP for losses of 
commercial crops or other agricultural commodities (except livestock) 
for which catastrophic risk protection under 7 U.S.C Section 1508 is 
not available, and that are produced for food or fiber.
    Additionally, NAP provides assistance for losses of floriculture, 
ornamental nursery, Christmas tree crops, turfgrass sod, seed crops, 
aquaculture (including ornamental fish), sea oats and sea grass, and 
industrial crops. The information collected is necessary to determine 
whether a producer and crop or commodity meet applicable conditions for 
assistance and to determine compliance with existing rules. Producers 
must annually: (1) Request NAP coverage by completing an application 
for coverage and paying a service fee by the CCC-established 
application closing date; (2) file a current crop-year report of 
acreage for the covered crop or commodity; and (3) certify production 
of each covered crop or commodity. When damage to a covered crop or 
commodity occurs, producers must file a notice of loss with the local 
FSA administrative county office within 15 calendar days of occurrence 
or 15 calendar days of the date damage to the crop or commodity becomes 
apparent. Producers must also file an application for payment and 
certification of income with the local FSA County office.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this information 
collection is estimated to average 0.6 hours per response.
    Type of Respondents: Producers of commercial crops or other 
agricultural commodities (except livestock).
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 291,500.
    Estimated Annual Number of Forms Filed per Respondent: 3.
    Estimated Total Number of Responses: 2,167,302.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,143,562.
    We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information 
collection and to help us to:
    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden, 
including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected;
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    All comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. 
Comments will be summarized and included in the

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submission for Office of Management and Budget approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on May 3, 2010.
Jonathan W. Coppess,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency, and Executive Vice-President, 
Commodity Credit Corporation.
[FR Doc. 2010-10914 Filed 5-7-10; 8:45 am]
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